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New Medical Screening Approved By The WRTSC

The World Recreational Scuba Training Council (WRTSC) has approved a new medical screening procedure for both freediving and recreational scuba diving.

The Deeper Blue Podcast Episode 2 Available

The second episode of the DeeperBlue Podcast is out today, featuring a candid discussion on the state of the dive industry and an interview with underwater filmmaker David Diley

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In light of the World Health Organization's recent declaration of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as a pandemic, the Divers Alert Network this week issued advice for divers on how to stay safe and healthy.

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Profile: Sophie Morgan

We profile Sophie Morgan - an acclaimed natural history TV producer and field director, who has worked on award-winning series Blue Planet II and NatGeos landmark series Hostile Planet.

How Prism 2’s Are Used For Research

Like it or not, recreational scuba diving has its limits. We look at why underwater pros are moving to a rebreather such as the Hollis Prism 2

SCUBA DIVING ON DEEPERBLUE.COM

Scuba Diving is an amazing sport that allows you to discover the underwater world by using simple, easy to use equipment.

SCUBA is short for Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus, which is basically a cylinder containing compressed gas, which is what is being used when diving in order to aid in breathing. If you would like to know more about scuba diving, check out below and you will find some of the things that you should learn about diving, including the latest diving–related news and trends from all over the world.

The most common type is recreational diving. In this case, the focus is to have fun, whether with the family, friends, or just some random divers you meet during a trip. There are many diving destinations in different countries frequented by recreational scuba divers. More so, scuba diving can also be technical and commercial, which are for those who have more extensive experience and knowledge. It can be done for underwater exploration, and even for underwater surveillance by the military, but such tasks are reserved for professionals with comprehensive training. For many people, however, scuba diving is only a recreational sport.

More often than not, this is the first question that boggles the mind of many people. Almost anyone can learn scuba diving, even kids who are as young as 8 years old. You simply need to have certification for Junior Open Water Divers or Open Water Divers. You do not have to be super athletic and fit, but you need to be at least in a good state of health. Even for people who have physical disabilities, there are divers who specialize in training people with physical limitations. While scuba diving sounds like a fun activity, it is important to keep in mind that you need to first undergo training and then get a certification, which will prove your ability to dive safely.

While we cannot provide you with a one-on-one scuba training, DeeperBlue.com is filled with resources that can provide you with additional knowledge, making it possible for you to easily decide if you should try it. At the end of the day, there is only one answer – TRY IT. For sure, you will love how it presents the excellent opportunity to explore the beauty and diversity you can only find underwater.

Scuba Diving is one of the main topics we cover here on DeeperBlue.com – why not explore below to find out more or click here to find all our content over in the Scuba Diving Category.  We also have our extensive 20-part Beginners Guide to Scuba Diving.

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